Weekly Vigil for Peace Weekly Vigil for Peace

Weekly Vigil for Peace

KNOW has a vigil for peace every Sunday at noon (and sometimes Tuesdays at 4:30 pm) in front of the Federal Building, corner of Park and Michigan downtown Kalamazoo. This has been ongoing since before the invasion of Iraq, without missing a Sunday.   Please stop by. Find Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War on Facebook.

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Weekly Vigil for Peace

Weekly Vigil for Peace

KNOW has a vigil for peace every Sunday at noon (and sometimes Tuesdays at 4:30 pm) in front of the Federal Building, corner of Park and Michigan downtown Kalamazoo. This has been ongoing since before the invasion of Iraq, without missing a Sunday.   Please stop by. Find Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War on Facebook.

Jan 5, 2011 13:47

Issues

Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice statement

Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice Resolution on Gaza The Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition speaks from its long established vision of peace and justice. We believe that silence at this stage contributes to acts of violence as the human tragedy in Gaza screams to the conscience of all the people of the world, if not [...]

Jul 31, 2014 12:51

News

Trip report – August 2, 2014 National March in DC to stop massacre in Gaza

Trip report – August 2, 2014 National March in DC to stop massacre in Gaza

Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) sponsored a delegation to take part in the National March at the White House in Washington, D.C., which took place on Saturday, August 2, 2014. The purpose of the march was to condemn the Israeli massacre in Gaza and to demand US military aid to Israel is stopped. This [...]

Aug 3, 2014 21:46

Recent Articles

Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice statement

Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice Resolution on Gaza The Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition speaks from its long established vision of peace and justice. We believe that silence at this stage contributes to acts of violence as the human tragedy in Gaza screams to the conscience of all the people of the world, if not [...]

Peace with justice in Gaza – commentary by Daniel Smith

Peace with justice in Gaza – commentary by Daniel Smith

Regarding Israel’s attack on Gaza, often one hears in the media the following justification: “No country in the world would put up with rockets being shot at you, what if Mexico shot rockets at Austin, Texas (or pick a U.S. city) would you stand idly by?  This is self-defense.” I propose that the following analogy [...]

2014 Memorial Day Parade video

Friday, August 1, 2014 vigil to end bloodshed in Gaza

Friday, August 1, 2014 vigil to end bloodshed in Gaza

Friday, 8/1/14 vigil to end bloodshed in Gaza! Friday, August 1 2014, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Kalamazoo Federal Building, corner of Park and Michigan, downtown Kalamazoo We must raise our voices to stop the massacre of civilians in Gaza. Stop US military aid to Israel. Stop the illegal settlements and blockade of Gaza and [...]

Love in the age of dying icebergs

“Love in the age of dying icebergs” a poem by Jessica Clark I wonder if we will love as we have always loved, as geologic structures slip into the sea solidity crumbling, islands swallowed by the sea. There are peaks and valleys, whole mountain ranges on the verge of eruption just beneath our feet, from [...]

March to ground the drones – June 3 – June 14

March to ground the drones – June 3 – June 14

Peace House, Kalamazoo Non-Violent Opponents of War (KNOW) and Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a Chicago-based international peace group, is planning a walk from Chicago to Battle Creek to oppose the new drone warfare command at the Michigan Air National Guard base. There are many things that you can do to get involved. You can educate [...]

Where Should the Birds Fly?

Where Should the Birds Fly?

A film showing Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:00pm.   Trimpe Hall on WMU campus. A young woman starts out as a wedding videographer and ends up recording the slaughter of Gaza during Operation Cast Lead.

My Name is Rachel Corrie – one performance Sunday April 27th 2:00 pm Ladies Library

My Name is Rachel Corrie – one performance Sunday April 27th 2:00 pm Ladies Library

My Name is Rachel Corrie A play about youth, passion, ideals, and courage, based on the journals and emails of Rachel Corrie. Rachel Corrie’s determination to make a better, more peaceful world took her from Olympia, Washington, to the Middle East, where she died in 2003 while trying to block the Israeli army bulldozer demolition [...]

Spring Soup Cabaret for Peace – 6pm Friday, Mar. 21, 2014

Spring Soup Cabaret for Peace – 6pm Friday, Mar. 21, 2014

Spring Soup Cabaret for Peace 6pm, Friday, March 21, 2014 Come and enjoy KNOW’s famous soups, be entertained, and celebrate SPRING! St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo, MI park and enter on the Rose St. side (east) of the building –elevator to Dining Room is just inside entrance $20 suggested donation, $10 students [...]

Josh Ruebner interview with Don Cooney on Israeli/Palestinian peace

Link to interview on youtube, Don Cooney, Kalamazoo City Commissioner interviews Josh Ruebner on Nov. 23, 2013: Josh Ruebner interview